Apple’s Yosemite Spotlight Snoops on Your Location

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Here we go again with privacy issues, and advocates are already up in arms about the recently discovered problem that Yosemite’s Spotlight snoops on your location. That basically means that whatever search you do using Spotlight, your location data goes to Apple servers, which we know can be compromised. Source Worse, the very same data Read more…

How to Install iOS 8 When Your Device is Low on Storage

How to Install iOS 8 When Your Device is Low on Storage
When Apple released iOS 5 back in 2011 it added the incredibly useful ability of OTA (over the air) updates. That meant that you no longer needed to connect your device to a computer to install the latest software upgrades, as they could be downloaded and installed directly on the device itself. For many of Read more…

What to Expect from Apple’s Thursday Event

What to Expect from Apple's Thursday Event
By now, I’m sure everyone knows that Apple is holding yet another event this Thursday, October 16. Invites were sent out to the media last week with a cryptic tagline of “It’s been way too long” emblazoned across the top. Considering it has only been a little over a month since the iPhone 6 was Read more…

How Apple Pay Will Work, and How It Will Change Your Life

How Apple Pay Will Work, and How It Will Change Your Life
When Apple unveiled the iPhone 6, and gave us our first glimpse of the Apple Watch, last month, they also took the wraps off a new service called Apple Pay. A digital wallet of sorts, Apple Pay promises to revolutionize the way we make purchases, while also providing a level of security that hasn’t been Read more…

10 Apps for Use with HealthKit

10 Apps for Use with HealthKit
With the release of iOS 8, Apple has made its first big foray into the health and fitness sector. The operating system that powers the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch now includes a set of system tools, known as HealthKit, that will allow developers to create apps that can track our activity levels, caloric intake, and Read more…

How to Add and Remove Buttons in the iOS 8 Sharing Panel

How to Add and Remove Buttons in the iOS 8 Sharing Panel
With the release of iOS 8 Apple has started allowing unprecedented access to their mobile operating system thanks to features like keyboards and extensions. Extensions are Apple’s way of letting 3rd party apps play nicely with one another; something it has never allowed before. Now, you can use Pinterest to share your favorite website, or Read more…

Apple: Sorry About iOS 8 Update Glitches

Apple: Sorry About iOS 8 Update Glitches
Yesterday, we reported that Apple was getting ready for the iOS 8 update to iOS 8.0.1, and indeed, they released it. While many perhaps were expectant that the iOS 8 update would make the performance of their iPhones better, the result was quite the opposite. Source Instead of being satisfied, many iPhone 6 users who Read more…

Apple Already Gearing Up to Update iOS 8

Apple Already Gearing Up to Update iOS 8
It’s been barely a week since Apple’s latest mobile OS was released, and we’re already hearing about an update to iOS 8 being in the works. In fact, MacRumors says that iOS 8.0.1 has been ready for a while – even before the media event officially announcing launch dates for iOS 8 and the iPhone Read more…

Apple Promises to Keep User Data Secure and Out of the Government’s Reach

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Data security has been one of the biggest issues in the past years, especially with all the information about the government spying on people via tech and requisitioning obtaining user data from companies such as Apple, Google, and Facebook. Source With the latest iOS update, Apple promises to keep user data secure and out of Read more…

The Truth About 9:41 or 9:42 Displayed on iOS Devices

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Have you ever wondered why iPhones and iPads always have 9:41 or 9:42 as the displayed time in advertising material? Take the iPhone 6 displayed on Apple’s home page. And also look at the iPads. Source If you’ve been following each keynote ever since Steve Jobs first introduced the iPhone, then you probably already know Read more…